BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ABOUT LIV ELISE NORDSKOG
Liv Elise Nordskog holds a Master’s degree form the Grieg Academy in Bergen, specializing in the lieder of R. Strauss. She has performed as soloist with, among others, the Bergen Filharmonic Orchestra on numerous occasions, with Pori Sinfonietta in Finland, with musicians from BIT20 Ensemble and with the Ottawa Baroque Consort in Ottawa, Canada.
She has, in collaboration with diverse ensembles, performed works of Pergolesi, Andriessen and Crumb, among others, and she holds a special interest in lieder of the twentieth century.
Liv Elise Nordskog og Signe Bakke have enjoyed a close collaboration over the past twenty years. Together they have given numerous conserts of songs from the classical repertoire. They also have had a shared interest in drawing attention to a lesser known repertoire. In 2008, in the context of the centenary of Olivier Messiaen’s birth, they toured with a programme for both violin and soprano dedicated exlusively to his works. And in 2013 they released the critically acclaimed CD Pour Mi which contains works by O. Messiaen, «Poèmes Pour Mi» and «Trois Mélodies and by his first wife, Claire Delbos «L’âme en Bourgeon».
Liv Elise Nordskog has been emloyed as a Violinist in Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra since 1987.